Elen Turner

A troubled homecoming

Prajwal Parajuly’s Indian Nepalis, at home and away.

Dec 15, 2014

Of shadows, skins and stones

A review of three recent novels by Pakistani women authors.

Sep 10, 2014

Who is Taslima Nasrin?

An attempt to unravel the mythology and persona of the controversial author

Jul 15, 2013

Prescience or coincidence

Dalrymple’s detailed look at the first Anglo-Afghan war hypothesises parallels between then and now. But how many of these pass muster?

May 15, 2013

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No end in sight

The Maldivian blogger Yameen Rasheed's sister recounts the family’s long struggle for justice.

A new border in the old republic

The class and caste-based contradictions within India’s farmers’ protest.

The deep roots of Myanmar’s crisis

Can the history of Myanmar’s political economy help us make sense of the military coup?